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    Details make the design at Hotel on North

    09/27/2014 05:49 PM EDT

    With any project, big or small, the key to success lies with having the right people involved, according to those behind the planned multimillion-dollar boutique Hotel on North. Full Story

    Thom Smith: Guide for turtle lovers of all ages
    09/26/2014 03:13 PM EDT - Q: My 12-year-old son has long been interested not only Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but even more so in real turtles, and can never get enough. Full Story

    'Dancing captain' teaches Berkshire residents to dance
    09/26/2014 03:20 PM EDT -

    PITTSFIELD -- Five years ago, Ronald Tritto traded in his badge for a pair of dancing shoes. Full Story

    Short Answers: No retirement from cleanliness
    09/26/2014 03:06 PM EDT - Life is complicated. Short Answers isn't. THE FORMERLY SARTORIAL Dear Short Answers: My husband decided that since he retired last year, he doesn't need to shave, shower or wear clean clothes every day. Full Story

    Mr. Know-It-All: Identifying the ‘Ickey Shuffle'
    09/26/2014 03:05 PM EDT - Q: There is a GEICO commercial with a husky man dancing in the aisle alongside of a display case in the deli department. Full Story

    Ron Kujawski: Plant spring bulbs in casual chaos
    09/26/2014 03:05 PM EDT - With autumn having arrived last Tuesday, it's time to think about spring. Full Story

    Milne Public Library to host 'Gardening is Murder'
    09/26/2014 03:04 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- Why do gardeners turn to the Internet to find outrageous solutions to simple problems? Full Story

    Peg Lynch dubbed ‘the lady who invented sitcom'
    09/21/2014 04:03 PM EDT - BECKET --

    When Peg Lynch wrote her first three-minute husband-and-wife radio dialog in 1938, she had no idea she was launching a life-long career in radio and television. Full Story

    Ron Kujawski: Time to prepare for first frost
    09/18/2014 01:14 PM EDT - Writing a gardening column at this time of year can be unnerving, especially when the deadline is almost a week before it appears in print. Full Story

    Know-It-All to the rescue
    09/18/2014 01:11 PM EDT -

    Q: I have been watching reruns of "Emergency!" Is Randolph Mantooth still alive? -- C.L., Los Angeles  Full Story

    Jail escape in Washington not detected for 2 days

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — An inmate's escape from a jail in Washington state went undetected for two days last week until the man's defense lawyer stopped for a visit and he couldn't be found. Full Story